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Acute Care Rehab

UofL Health - Frazier Rehab Institute provides skilled therapy services in the Louisville area. Physical, occupational, and speech therapies, as well as psychological services are provided to each patient whose doctor recommends therapy. The team provides acute care therapy within UofL Health facilities, in a vareity of clinical areas, including med/surg, orthopedic, neurologic/CVA, cardiopulmonary, transplant, thoracic and open heart surgery, oncology, ventilator care and intensive care.


The rehab team will initiate therapy at the hospital bedside, and these therapists are the patients’ first exposure to rehab. Evaluation and treatment recommendations are made to the patients’ care managers regarding: patients’ mobility level, communication, swallow function and precautions, cognitive function, self-care status, safety, adaptive equipment and durable medical equipment recommendations, home exercise programs, and splinting/bracing fabrication or recommendations. Upon discharge, this rehab team provides recommendations for appropriate level of care. Discharge recommendations made by therapists may include acute or subacute rehab, home health therapy or simply a home exercise program. Each patient's treatment and recommendations are provided on an individual basis.